Are apples good or bad for you?

Are apples good or bad for you? Are apples good or bad for you?  How would you feel about eating apples every day if you were to discover that studies have shown that apples and their many bits and constituents protect and inhibit initiation and the spread of cancers such as liver cancer, breast cancer, esophageal cancer, stomach cancer and potentially many more types of cancer?  Pretty good I expect. The pectin in apples has amazing benefits as well.  Along … Continue reading

Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables

Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables Remember when your parents used to load your plate up with veggies and not let you have any dessert until you finished every last bit? They just might have been onto something with all those dark green vegetables. Take a look at Popeye and his spinach. He would down a can and practically lift a car. Impressive wasn’t it? Maybe the general idea isn’t so far fetched. Five of the healthiest dark green vegetables … Continue reading

Teach Your Children About Food as the Japanese Do

Japanese Children and Weight Management – Teach Your Children About Food Did you know Japanese children are projected to live the longest, healthiest, leanest lives of all children in the world? Japanese parents know you must teach your children about food. When we live in a country with abundant food, why are we struggling with ever increasing childhood obesity and childhood diabetes?  Could it be the food we’re eating?  It is! But if it were easy to change and just … Continue reading

Meal Delivery Service – is it a good option for you?

Meal Delivery Service What is a meal delivery service and is it a good choice for you?  I know we’re all busy.  I know we all get overstressed and overtired.  Meal delivery services have become very popular of late, and if you’re trying to go from a fast food diet to a healthier life style, a meal delivery service may be a good tool for you to use…at least in the beginning. Because my followers ask me about these services, … Continue reading

Today is National Food Day

Did you know today is National Food Day? Perfect! Today is National Food Day…right up my alley, as they say.  I didn’t used to be a foodie.  Eating was necessary, but I didn’t really eat with enthusiasm.  I didn’t realize I just didn’t like the foods I was raised on.  Steak, white rice and potatoes and vegetables boiled until they were gray…  My mom was a terrific baker, but the cultural background and the food she and my father were … Continue reading

What is Stress Eating?

What is Stress Eating? Do you wonder what is “stress eating”?  It’s a bad habit many of us have become accustomed to, where we eat bad foods and overeat when we feel stressed. It might make us feel more comfortable temporarily and more in control of our life, but we are only hurting ourselves. Here are some things to know about stress eating. How Stress Eating Can Develop First of all, it helps to know exactly how stress eating develops. … Continue reading

Eating and Self Sabotage…is it a problem for you?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”  – Marianne Williamson I love this quote.  In fact, I have it on my wall in my office to remind me not to sabotage myself by unconsciously undermining my progress and my performance by, while desiring success…fearing it at the same time. This relates in a massive way to your diet, your weight and to your health. Let’s think about a … Continue reading

What to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet

What to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet When you make significant lifestyle changes, the journey is often not linear…  There are bumps, disappointments and setbacks along the way.  Here are a few thoughts about what to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet… If you’re most often at home and rarely eat out or with others, it’s easier to stay on track.  This is not how … Continue reading

Healthy Eating on a Budget – 10 Tips You Can Put into Action Today!

Healthy Eating on a Budget So many people tell me they think eating healthy is a lot of work, is too expensive and so on.  Teaching people about easy, healthy eating on a budget has become a mission for me!  To that end, I have a gift for you today…but first… For one thing, if you think eating healthy is expensive, just try managing a budget if you get really sick.  It just makes sense to me that we all … Continue reading

What Are Complex Carbs and Why Do We Need Them?

What Are Complex Carbs and Why Do We Need Them? Have you heard someone mention “complex carbs”, and you wondered what they were talking about? Basically, carbs (carbohydrates) are either simple or complex. At first glance, you may think that simple carbohydrates are better for your body. They are broken down simply, so doesn’t it make sense that these would be healthy for you? Actually, the opposite is true. The Difference Between Complex (Good) and Simple (Bad) Carbohydrates Complex and … Continue reading